New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940.
Hardcover. First edition. Very slightly cocked, near fine in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with a few modest tears. A special investigator in the District Attorney's office has to defuse the perception that he is a murderer. Basis for the 1942 film *Night in New Orleans*, directed by William Clemens, with a script by Jonathan Latimer, and featuring Preston Foster, Patricia Morison, and Albert Dekker. Johnson. *The Dark Page* pp. 178-9. Uncommon.